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Global warming is a phenomenon that is affecting society in sundry ways. As of 2017, Earth’s global surface temperature increased 0.9°C compared to the average temperature in the mid-1900s. Beyond this change in temperature lies significant threats to...

Person: Rossiello, Szema
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Smoke exposure data among U.S. wildland firefighters for carbon monoxide, respirable particulate and respirable crystalline silica are presented from a field surveillance program between 2009 and 2012. Models to predict fireline-average exposure to...

Person: Reinhardt, Broyles
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

In this paper, we describe the international activities that FAO has undertaken with partners over the years and then reflect on the role of international relations in reducing wildfire impacts on ecosystem services. FAO has long had a focus on...

Person: González-Cabán, Sanchez, van Lierop, Moore
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland firefighters are exposed to wood smoke, which contains hazardous air pollutants, by suppressing thousands of wildfires across the U. S. each year. We estimated the relative risk of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality from existing...

Person: Navarro, Kleinman, Mackay, Reinhardt, Balmes, Broyles, Ottmar, Naher, Domitrovich
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Pacific Northwest 2018 Wildland Fire Season: Summary of key events and issues offers an overview of key lessons and issues from the 2018 fire season. This document gathers key events from sub-regions and from specific fires; synthesizes key data...

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Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Prescribed fire and wildfire in the Western US have long been critical ecological processes used by humans, specifically Native Americans, to manage the plant species, insects, and diseases present in a landscape. However, policies of fire suppression...

Person: Lopez, Frederick, Navarro
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildland firefighters are exposed to wood smoke, which contains hazardous air pollutants, during wildland fire management assignments across the U.S. each year. In this webinar, Kathleen Navarro, PhD, will present on a recent Joint Fire Science Program...

Person: Navarro, Martinez
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Urinary 1-hydroxypyrene (OH-Pyr) is widely used for biomonitoring human exposures to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from air pollution and tobacco smoke. However, there have been few rigorous validation studies reported to ensure reliable OH-...

Person: Gill, Mell, Shanmuganathan, Jobst, Zhang, Kinniburgh, Cherry, Britz-McKibbin
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Volatile organic compound (VOC)-based fire-risk assessment systems for woodland fires can shorten the time between a fire outbreak and the arrival of fire crews. This can prevent the development of crown fires, which are harder to control than ground...

Person: Paczkowski, Pelz, Paczkowska
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

A novel approach is presented to analyze smoke exposure and provide a metric to quantify health-related impacts. Our results support the current understanding that managing low-intensity fire for ecological benefit reduces exposure when compared to a...

Person: Schweizer, Preisler, Cisneros
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES